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Cereals
Breeding

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CEREALS BREEDING

About the Program

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Program Partners

Limagrain Cereals Research Canada was established in 2015, by two like-minded seed companies.

Limagrain

As the fourth largest seed company worldwide, Limagrain’s mission is to move agriculture forward to meet global food related challenges.

Limagrain is a cooperative group founded and managed by French farmers. Its parent company, Coopérative Limagrain, brings together 2,000 farmers located in the centre of France, in the Limagne-Val d’Allier plain. The Group creates, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products. Limagrain is present in 55 countries and has 10,000 employees. It makes sales of 2.5 billion Euros with recognized brands on their markets: LG, Vilmorin, Clause, Hazera, Harris Moran, Jacquet, Brossard.

CANTERRA SEEDS

Add in an additional intro to balance Limagrain copy length, Limagrain’s mission is to move agriculture forward to meet global food related challenges.

Owned by western Canadian seed growers and agricultural retailers, Limagrain, Ceres Global Ag and private investors, CANTERRA SEEDS is committed to sourcing genetically superior seed products that deliver agronomic and economic benefits for producers, while also meeting end-user needs. With a versatile portfolio of cereals, pulses and oilseeds, CANTERRA SEEDS seeks opportunities that allow for mutual success in the agriculture industry.

Commercialized Varieties

  • CDC 5845

    Yellow Pea supported for registration in 2022.

    2020-2021 Field Pea Co-op Registration Trial Data:

    High yield (104% of CDC Amarillo)

    High protein content (+0.9% of CDC Amarillo)

    Medium maturity and low seed coat breakage

    Tentative Launch Year: 2027

  • CDC 5791

    Yellow Pea supported for registration in 2022.

    2020-2021 Field Pea Co-op Registration Trial Data:

    Very high yields (107% of CDC Amarillo)

    High protein content (+0.7% of CDC Amarillo)

    Medium maturity and very low seed coat breakage

    Tentative Launch Year: 2027

  • CS Accelerate

    High yielding Canada Prairie Spring Red (CPSR) Wheat

    Superior in class grain yield (5% higher yield than AAC Penhold)

    Short, strong straw, well suited for high inputs and irrigation (-10 cm of AAC Foray)

    Excellent all-around rust resistance (R to stem, leaf and stripe rust)

  • CS Daybreak

    High yielding Canada Western Red Spring Wheat.

    Class leading grain yield with excellent yield/protein balance

    Outstanding rust resistance package (R to stem rust, MR to leaf and stripe rust)

    Mid-maturity, similar to AAC Brandon